19 Mar 2015, TRF
When Sendai was hit by a huge earthquake and tsunami in March 2011, earlier disaster-prevention efforts - including work to strengthen buildings and evacuation drills - minimised damage and meant that not one child died inside a school, including three located on the coast...
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Source of data: OFDA/CRED International Disaster Database
Data version: v11.08 *: Including tsunami
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